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Afghan drug money fuelling extremism,militancy

BY AHMAD ALI Afghanistan has difficult rugged and mountainous terrain of 251825 square miles of area inhabited by multi ethnic population of nearly 32 million divided by ethnic,sectarian,regional,tribal and family feuds. Afghanistan is one of the most poor and backward country in this global village …

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Afghan drug money fuelling extremism,militancy

BY AHMAD ALI Afghanistan has difficult rugged and mountainous terrain of 251825 square miles of area inhabited by multi ethnic population of nearly 32 million divided by ethnic,sectarian,regional,tribal and family feuds. Afghanistan is one of the most poor and backward country in this global village …

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Ominous developments

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI It is surprising that our media has not taken notice of a very strange and ominous phenomenon following the Mumbai blast. This phenomenon is the ‘swift’ convergence of intelligence services, all of them are surprisingly from those countries which are directly involved …

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No First Use is Not in Pakistan’s Favor

BY U.K. DAR War mongering and hysteria is looming in the nuclear armed subcontinent and a real disaster is in the offering if common sense does not prevail in the leadership of the two countries. The responsibility is especially required from the Indian leadership as …

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Vulnerability of NATO Supplies in Pakistan

BY AMAL KHAN In a bid to cut off the NATO supply line, stretched from Pakistani port city of Karachi to Afghan capital, the militants have recently launched unprecedented, coordinated and well-planned attacks on transport terminals in Peshawar. In the last six attacks since November …

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Afghanistan a challenge for Obama

BY AHMAD ALI Obama was elected after one of the most expensive (5.3 billion dollar spent) and lengthy campaign in the American history.However,it was certainly unique and historic too that first African-American was elected with overwhelming majority which is not only a change but a …

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Extremism, terrorism spreading worldwide

BY MS TANVIR IN their first televised debate spanning over 90 minutes the US presidential can-didates John McCain and Barack Obama presented their viewpoint on various issues confronting the United States and the world. Their analysis of the situation and comments on different issues merit …

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Pak troops performing national duty to fight terorrism

BY MS TANVIR Every country has the sovereign right to defend its geographical frontiers and this was what he Pak army did to drive out the intruding the US-led forces. According to authentic reports, Pak forces fired on two helicopters of the US-led forces in …

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3 Cs of Bush-Choose cooperation or conflict

BY IQBAL HADI ZAIDI On Sunday 20th July, 2008 all newspapers whether in  Kuwait or back home Pakistan have very prominently flashed the news in bold red that USA has asked Iran to decide as to what suits it best-to cooperate with USA or pick …

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Flawed justice for Sudan

By Antonio Cassese Genocide has become a magic word, and people think that its mere evocation triggers the strong outrage of the world community and perforce sets in motion UN intervention. But this is not so Those who follow events in Darfur closely know very …

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